ANTHONY J BRUNNER


EDUCATION

2016     MFA (pending)  Film/Electronic Media, American University, Washington DC

2008    BA Political Science,  Hamline University, St. Paul Minnesota


 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2017   Teaching Assistant, American University (Large Format/Commercial Photography)

2016   Adjunct Instructor, American University Discover the World of Communication (Adobe After Effects)

2016   Teaching Assistant, American University (Documentary Production)

2016   Teaching Assistant, American University (Graduate Film Theory and Analysis)

2016   Guest Lecturer, American University (Social Documentary)

2015   Teaching Assistant, American University (Graduate Film Production)

2010   Jobworks Class Instructor, Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis

2008  Youth Educator, YWCA IMPACT Program (Digital Literacy, ACT Prep)

2008  Teaching Assistant, Hamline University (Intro to International Relations)


 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2017  Director of Photography, Insomnia Nights

2016  Cinematographer/Editor, Keeping the Potomac: The Politics of Water

    Official Selection: Skyline Independent Film Festival 2017

    Official Selection: Boone Film Festival 2017

    Winner: Best Student Film, American Conservation Film Festival 2017

2016  Cinematographer/Sound Recordist- Mixed

2016  Cinematographer, Trash Empire

2016  Cinematographer, Musecology

2016  Assistant Editor, Frontline Antibio Idoc (in production)

2016  Photographer’s Assistant, Shaun Schroth The Pessimistic Optimist

2016  Lab Assistant, American University Photo Lab

2016  Production Assistant, Frontline, Washington DC

2015  Video Production/Editing Intern,  The Newseum, Washington DC

2014  Video Production Intern, Planet Forward, Washington DC

2014  Assistant Editor, Creative Fish Productions, Washington DC

2008 Video Production Intern, Saint Paul Neighborhood Network, St. Paul MN


 

EXHIBITIONS

2016    Fourth and Madison,  Dean’s Office Gallery, American University

2016    Lights Out Critiquing Culture Conference, George Mason University

2016    Wall Study I, En Couleur, American University

2015    Fourth and Madison, Visions Nominee Exhibition, American University


 

GROUP PUBLICATIONS

2009   Integrating Web 2.0 Into Youth Programming  Youth Media Reporter Vol 3, Issue 4


 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

2016     The Prison of Fascism in Bertolucci's The Conformist  University Film and Video Association Annual Conference


 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Film/Video Production:  Cinematography using a wide range of camera systems (Canon, Panasonic, Sony, Bolex), field/production sound recording (Zoom, Sound Devices, Sanken, Sennheiser), Studio/Field Lighting (Fresnel, LED), Pre-Production/Producing (treatments, scripting, pitching, location scouting, budgeting, scheduling), General documentary and narrative production history and techniques

 

Film/Video Post-Production: Comprehensive experience with common professional nonlinear editing systems (Final Cut Pro 7, Adobe Premiere, AVID, Final Cut Pro X), Color Correction, Animation and Compositing (Adobe After Effects), Digital Graphics (Adobe Illustrator/Adobe Photoshop)

 

Still Photography: Range of Digital Camera Systems (Canon, Sony, Nikon),  Photo editing/Retouching (Adobe Camera Raw, Adobe Photoshop), Analog photography (35mm, Medium and Large Format) Darkroom processing (Black and White, C-41, E6), Black and White darkroom printing,  Studio strobe and Continuous lighting systems (Bowens, Speedotron)


 

AWARDS/RECOGNITIONS/FELLOWSHIPS

2016  Graduate Fellow, Center for Media and Social Impact

2016  Finalist, Outstanding Single Image, American University Visions Awards

2015  Winner, Best Graduate Documentary, American University Visions Awards

2015  Finalist, Outstanding Photographic Essay, American University Visions Awards

2015  Finalist, Planet Forward Storyfest, George Washington University


 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

2015   Judge, American University Alumni Visions Awards 2015


 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

University Film and Video Association